UPDATED Oct. 16, 2021, at 4:20 PM

What Redistricting Looks Like In Every State

An updating tracker of proposed congressional maps — and whether they might benefit Democrats or Republicans in the 2022 midterms and beyond.

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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in New Mexico
Status:Proposed
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
3 districts
majority
This map
3 districts
There are 2 Democratic-leaning seats and 1 Republican-leaning seat in this proposed map.Change from old map: None.
The competitiveness and fairness of New Mexico's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Old mapD+7.0
Congressional concept GD+5.4
Congressional concept CD+4.1
Congressional concept FD+3.9
Congressional concept AD+3.6
Congressional concept BD+3.2
Congressional concept ED+2.5
Congressional concept HD+0.1
Congressional concept DR+1.3
New map
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Congressional concept HD+39.3
Congressional concept DD+10.7
Congressional concept ED+10.5
Congressional concept GD+10.4
Congressional concept FD+10.3
Congressional concept BD+10.2
Congressional concept AD+10.2
Congressional concept CD+10.2
Old mapD+9.6
New map
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Congressional concept H1/3
Old map0/3
Congressional concept A0/3
Congressional concept B0/3
Congressional concept C0/3
Congressional concept D0/3
Congressional concept E0/3
Congressional concept F0/3
Congressional concept G0/3
New map
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in New Mexico
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
Melanie A. StansburyD
D+18
2nd
Yvette HerrellR
R+13
3rd
Teresa Leger FernandezD
D+11

The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.

The latest in New Mexico

Oct. 16, 2021

The New Mexico Citizens Redistricting Committee has posted eight potential draft congressional maps on its website, and local political analyst Joe Monahan reports that one draft in particular — labeled “Concept H” — is expected to be “in the running as a top pick.” Perhaps most notably, the proposal would make southern New Mexico’s 2nd District, which currently has a partisan lean of R+14 and is represented by Republican Rep. Yvette Herrell, lean Democratic by 1 percentage point. The two other districts in the state would remain Democratic strongholds.

It’s still early, though, and there’s no telling whether the map, which was put forward by a group of progressive interest groups, will be adopted. Lawmakers likely won’t begin consideration of the recommended maps until a December special session.

Latest updates
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Oct. 15
The New Mexico Redistricting Committee held a meeting and voted to recommend three congressional maps (concept A, concept E and concept H) to the state legislature for consideration.
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Oct. 12
New Mexico's Citizen Redistricting Committee will hold a meeting on Oct. 15 and adopt congressional and legislative maps to recommended to the state's legislature.
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Sept. 16
The New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee (an advisory committee to the state legislature) put forward draft congressional plans, draft state senate plans, and draft state house plans during the Sept. 16 committee meeting.

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